Eastern European Temporary Migrants: Fault Lines of Differential Inclusion in the EU Labour and Mobility Regimes
The global pandemic of COVID-19 has highlighted the interconnections between the mobility of capital and labour, and existing modes of exclusion and exploitation. This project focuses on the working lives and social reproduction of Eastern European temporary migrants within the European Union.
Nadifa Mohamed: The Fortune Men (English to German)
British-Somali author Nadifa Mohamed writes about the effects of war, colonialism and post-colonialism on the individual. In her third novel, she tells the story of the last man to be hanged at Cardiff Prison (1952), a case of prejudice leading to a fatal miscarriage of justice.
Emmanuel Levinas: Totalite et infini (French to Lithuanian)
Emmanuel Levinas (1906–1995) is widely considered one of the 20th century’s most important ethical thinkers. He influenced thinkers including Jacques Derrida and Simon Critchley, and affected contemporary ethical debates.
Crime Without Punishment in Schicksalsgemeinschaft of Europe
The proposed project is a book on the war crime in the Croatian town of Dvor in which ten mentally handicapped people were executed on 8 August 1995, the last day of the war in Croatia. The book would have two parts.
The Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, IWM), Vienna is an independent institute of advanced study in the humanities and social sciences. Together with the Polish Academy of Sciences (Polska Akademia Nauk, PAN) and generously supported by the Polish Ministry…
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For nearly four decades, the Institute has promoted intellectual exchange across disciplines, between academia and society, and among regions of the world. It hosts more than a hundred fellows each year, organizes public exchanges, and publishes books, articles, and digital fora.